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  1. The font is an interesting choice. Reminds me of Gill Sans.
  2. That clash looks more like something the goalie would wear, but I like it. Nice job on the badge too. I made a few attempts of my own at a new Revs logo, but for now I believe they should utilize a pine somehow.
  3. Not a bad take here. The lily looks interesting, and the color scheme is unique. Most concepts I’ve seen for Louisville teams like to use purple, a mix of red and blue which represent the city's two major colleges (Louisville and Xavier.) I can see this being a fun design for their inaugural season, before going with solid pink hoops thereafter.
  4. Did those Players Weekend uniforms replace any regular uniforms? Or even became an alternate? All that happened there was it became an annual event, like when they started dressing up in Stars and Stripes for Memorial/Independence/Patriot Day
  5. First of all, this is just a one-off. It’s not replacing the regular uniforms. They’re still the Red Sox, they’re still red/white/blue. The City Connect uniform, as the name implies, is supposed to represent the CITY, not just the team. I know this board is for uniform enthusiasts, but it’s getting more like an echo chamber for those who can’t stand anything different then the way things were in their childhoods.
  6. NORTH PERTH QUOKKAS Just off the coast of Perth is Rottnest Island, known for its flourishing population of the now famous marsupial, the Quokka. Having no predators or comepetion for resources, they show no fear of humans, as you might have seen from countless vacation selfies. I figured this creature would make a good mascot for what would be Western Australia's third team, based in Joondalup. For their jumpers, I went with a halved design since that seemed to be uncommon in footy. So that takes care of this series. Hope you enjoyed. Not sure if I’ll revisit any of these, but you’re welcome to give whatever feedback you have.
  7. SALISBURY CROCODILES This team would play in Salisbury, a suburb north of Adelaide. For some reason, I really wanted them in red, but I tried my hardest not to make them look too much like the Swans, so I incorporated a salmon pink into the clash jerseys.
  8. TOWNSVILLE KOALAS The humble koala was used before in what is now the AFL. Before the merger with Fitzroy, the Brisbane Lions were known as the Bears and used the koala in their logo, even though it is now semi-common knowledge that the koala is not a bear, but a marsupial. For this concept club, a hypothetical third team in Queensland, I give this animal another chance, perhaps to raise awareness of the vulnerable species, its future now in question due to last year's forest fires. The jumper design came to me out of nowhere. The city name starts with a T, so why not just put a big T on it? The clash shirt offers something similar, but with the famous marsupial clinging to the T.
  9. CANBERRA STARS I was gonna post this one later, but today is St. Pat's day and these guys wear double green so... Here’s what I came up with for Aussie's capital, toying around with the Southern Star and just now realizing that it might bear some resemblance to the BP logo, but maybe not enough that it should be a problem, right?
  10. NORTHERN TERRITORY STRIDERS When I read on the official conversation on AFL expansion, one of the ideas thrown around was a team in the Northern Territory, a federally administered region where about half the land is owned by Australia's indigenous peoples. I’m personally in favor of a team here because this way every region in the Land Down Under will have some kind of representation. I used the region's name because I imagine the Striders might split their home games between NT's two major cities, Darwin and Alice Springs. I really wanted to use an emu for their logo, but the name Emus didn’t sound right to me, so I went with something that could describe an emu instead. Their colors would be sky blue, tan, and black, in order of predominance. Maybe I could’ve went with orange like NT's flag, but for some reason I thought a more earthy tone suited this team better. I made two ideas for home jumpers because I couldn’t decide whether to use a modern look with a big emu dividing the main colors, or go with a more traditional-looking sash, a tri-colored version of what the Bombers and Tigers wear.
  11. TASMANIA DEVILS For the expansion teams, I decided to forgo the use of sponsor logos on the jumpers. I’m sure I’m not breaking anyone's heart with that decision. This team was easy, because most of the work has already been done for me. Truth be told, Tassie is already in line to get an expansion AFL team within the next year or two. This hypothetical team has already been named, it’s colors chosen, and some idea of what their jumpers will look like. I did come up with a new logo for the Devils, a more stylized take on the marsupial inside an inverted triangle to represent the general shape of the island state. The secondary logo is based on the crest their State of Origin team used to wear.
  12. WESTERN BULLDOGS Historically the Dogs wore blue jumpers with a red and a white band, but starting in 1975 they changed it to one red band bordered by white to look better on color TV. In 2012 they went back to the old pattern, but I personally prefer the tv-friendly version, so I used that for my concept. Just so there’s no confusion, the logo was made by me. And that's it for all the current AFL teams. I hope you enjoyed the series so far, and I hope you'll stick around for the fantasy teams!
  13. Glad you like the logo... because that’s what they’re actually using! I did not make the logo. I only made the smaller, full-body swan you see on the jumpers. WEST COAST EAGLES For this team, the only thing I changed on the home was tweak the wings so they don’t droop down the sides as far. Their current road jumper is yellow with blue wings, so I tried out a white shirt with bi-colored wings.
  14. SYDNEY SWANS In recent news, the Sydney Opera House has increased the fee they charge to use the image of their building on sports logos from $1000 to $12k. The Swans, having used the landmark on their jumpers since the mid 80s, could probably afford to continue to do so, but this is more of a what-if situation where the club decides to try something else to save some money.
  15. ST. KILDA SAINTS The Saints have a nice look as they are, and the main thing I did was come up with a clash jumper, featuring a big cross beveled with the club colors.
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